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Archive: November, 2001

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November 30, 2001

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Anybody out there remember one of these?Just in time for the aforementioned anniversary, I pulled on my hipwaders, grabbed the crowbar, traversed deep into the software catacombs, and managed to pinch out this pristine copy of the QuickTime Version 1.0 for Developers disc. Another shining example of modern day garbological skills put into practice. And … Read the rest of this item

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November 30, 2001

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I’m ok. Really. Thanks for asking.

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November 30, 2001

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On a happier note, QuickTime turns ten years old this Sunday. Why not invite the Sorenson’s over, crack open a fresh Codec or two, and celebrate by reencoding some classic video clips from your library of testimonials by former Apple executives.

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November 30, 2001

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Not that it’s likely to happen any time soon, but I felt the need to write something just to make sure that I remember the past couple of weeks. A short explanation, if you’ll indulge me. The first occurrence was the passing of a friend whose wife I worked with for many years. Last week, … Read the rest of this item

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November 29, 2001

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Guess what? I’m listening to a streaming internet radio station on my Newton right now. I’m using this. Preposterous you say? It doesn’t matter and I don’t care. I’m just kicking back and basking in the pale green electroluminescent glow of cool.

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November 28, 2001

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank Jon in an unceasingly appreciative manner for pointing out the wonderfulness that is the Global Pop Conspiracy. Chewin’ gum, kickin’ ass, and the Dream Warriors slappin’ through Wash Your Face in My Sink. Splendid.

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November 28, 2001

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Let’s see what’s flopping around in the old mail bag this morning. “Just to say that your available domain name of the week page is the highlight in the otherwise miserable existence of Demys — domain name consultants to the rich and famous, here in sunny Edinburgh. Keep it up!” Cheers,Tim BrownTechnical AdvisorDemys Limited Thanks Tim, … Read the rest of this item

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November 27, 2001

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A Nest of Dogcattle

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November 27, 2001

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Judging by the first score of entries in the myfonts.com visual best sellers list, a hefty dollop of their clientele must be of European persuasion — either by choice or by nature. I can’t recall the last time I witnessed so many bleedin’ fonts, sans their serifs, under one roof. What’s the matter, don’t you … Read the rest of this item

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November 27, 2001

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O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! The available domain name of the week page and it’s associated archives have been beaten into submission with the cascading style sheet stick. Take that, you heinously convoluted table-based layout, you. Only six more sections to go.

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